The state High Court on Monday had stayed the state Cabinet's decision permitting Char Dham yatra with a limited number of pilgrims and had also ordered live streaming of Char Dham shrines.
Bringing a negative RT-PCR/Rapid Antigen test report will be mandatory for every pilgrim and the standard operating procedure (SOPs) to be followed by pilgrims while visiting the temples will be issued separately.
Briefing reporters about the cabinet's decision, state government's spokesman Subodh Uniyal said Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri will be opened for residents of Chamoli, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi districts respectively from July 1 with a cap on the number of pilgrims to visit the temples daily.
The annual festival of Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra began today (June 24) with Snana Purnima. Due to the Covid19 pandemic, the celebrations are restricted and no devotees are allowed. However, every year, hundreds of people arrive in Puri to seek blessings at the Jagannath temple in Odisha and participate in the rath yatra.
The annual Amarnath pilgrimage will not take place this year due to COVID-19 pandemic. However, "aarti" will be facilitated online for the devotees.
Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) in the pilgrim town of Puri on Sunday finalised the schedule for the annual Rath Yatra and eventsrelated to the car festival.
The construction work of three chariots of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Mata Subhadra is going on perfectly. The chariots will be use to take out procession during world famous Rath Yatra. The famous Rath Yatra will takes place on June 24, 2021. However, due to COVID pandemic, the celebrations will be held following the protocols.
The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Saturday decided to restrict movement of passenger trains to the temple town of Puri.
Dissatisfied with an affidavit filed by Tourism Secretary Dilip Jawalkar, the court said that the government has only stated that the Char Dham Yatra is barred till June 22 but there is no clarity if it will be carried out in a phased manner.
Uttarakhand government on Tuesday postponed its order to open the Chardham Yatra for people from three districts Chamoli, Rudraprayag, and Uttarkashi.
The Uttarakhand government on Monday extended the Covid curfew in the state till June 22 but announced some important relaxations such as opening the Chardham yatra for locals on the condition of a negative RT-PCR test report.
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena said that all guidelines of the Supreme Court, issued last year, will have to be followed in letter and spirit while observing therituals on the occasion.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat invited PM Narendra Modi to visit Char Dham (four pilgrimage sites) after the COVID situation get better, tweets Uttarakhand CM
Chandana Yatra also known as Gandhalepana yatra is the longest festival observed at Jagannatha Temple in Puri.
The Chandan Yatra, which continued for three weeks at Jagannath Temple in Puri, ended on Saturday. Normally, thousands of devotees flock to witness this yatra every year. However, this year, the Yatra was carried out amidst strict Covid protocol.
The chief of army staff (COAS), General MM Naravane said on Thursday that the army is ready for this year's Amarnath Yatra, but the decision to hold the Yatra lies with the civil administration.
Coronavirus cases have gone up sharply in Uttarakhand over the past few days with Dehradun accounting for the maximum number of infections. With 1,670 cases, Dehradun led the COVID tally in the state on Sunday too.
The travel line horizontal lines touch the edge of the palm from between the wrist and the heart line, that is, the heart line. This line can be one and many. Each line represents the frequency of a person's journey, that is, the sum of the number of trips. Also the length of the lines indicates the importance of the journey.